Articles for Tag: "flu shot"

8 secrets healthy people know 
8 secrets healthy people know
Boost your chances for avoiding sickness this cold-and-flu season.
Getting a flu shot – or not? This is what you need to know 
Getting a flu shot – or not? This is what you need to know
Learn about the vaccine and why it’s important.
This common illness is more deadly than you realize 
This common illness is more deadly than you realize
The bad news? It’s contagious and can cause as many as 200,000 hospitalizations and 49,000 deaths each year. The good news? It’s preventable.
Flu shot has added benefits for diabetics 
Flu shot has added benefits for diabetics
Physicians underline the importance of the influenza vaccine and explain some common misconceptions.
Which moms are likelier to immunize their babies?  Featured
Which moms are likelier to immunize their babies?
Moms who do one specific thing during their pregnancy are more likely to follow a vaccination schedule for their infants.
Flu shot may provide extra protection against stillbirth 
Flu shot may provide extra protection against stillbirth
A new study says the vaccine may decrease the risk of stillbirth by 51 percent.
Early treatment of flu in pregnant women is key, study says 
Early treatment of flu in pregnant women is key, study says
If you’re expecting and experiencing flu symptoms, it’s important to talk to your doctor right away.